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Mar 28, 2011 11:00pm EDT
the details. obama >>> president the nation for the first the u.s. bombed libya to stop muammar gaddafi from attacking his own people. a failure to act would have a betrayal of who we are as he said., this speech comes amid criticism democrats and republicans. john has more on what is next for the white house. >> secretary of state hillary in london withet opposition and from 30 nations. failing to intervene in libya left the world watching and at the humanitarian disaster unfold. >> the people have been ruled by tyrant, muammar gaddafi. e has exploited their guelph, opponents at home and abroad and terrorize innocent people. >> it went on for a year in bosnia before the world responded. >> tonight we have stopped the deadly attacks. >> hours earlier rebels recaptured crucial territory. the president said he fulfilled promises and no ground troops. nato takes over on wednesday. >>for those who doubted our capacity to take care of this the u.s. has done said we would do. >> he pushed back who said the goal should go beyond the e of protecting civilians. >> broadening our missions include regi
ABC
Mar 30, 2011 11:00pm EDT
gaddafi's inner circle has arrived in the u.k. and is resigning from his post. in the u.s., congressional leaders pushed the obama administration for how long u.s. plans to stay in libya as we learn a key libyan diplomat lived in fairfax county for years. jay korff has that story. >> the man who has lived in fairfax county 20 years reported to abc's news -- reported to abc news was part of coordinating the anti-government arise in libya. he has helped them win their freedom from libyan leader muammar gaddafi. this was recently the scene and libya, throngs of supporters shouting his name. according to a number of published reports he recently traveled to libya from his home in fairfax county to command the rebel army that is trying to topple gaddafi. residents we spoke with were surprised that this high profile rebel leader was once their neighbor. >> it is shocking. when you told me that, a rebel force from libya living in our area, it is scary. >> one person suggested our country should consider working closely with him. >> we should consult him and find out what he knows. it is in our b
ABC
Mar 24, 2011 11:00pm EDT
the body. >> thank you. >>> note to the latest summit crisis in libya. the u.s. role in military operations and is about to change. the u.s. military will continue airstrikes that target ground forces. a libyan jet attempted to violate the no-fly zone and was shot down. >> we saw a libyan fighter jet taking off. it was detected by french aircraft. with standing rules of engagement it attacked that aircraft. >> representative from the gaddafi mayor james and the rebel group are expected -- gadhafi regime and the rebel group are expected to meet tomorrow. they expect an agreement to cease fire and a solution. >>>>> in japan engineers have pulled out of the area for safety checks of the plant. the governor of tokyo is trying to calm fears about the water supply. he drank a glass of tap water to show people it is said. this was one day after officials warned people not to drink the water. >>> meanwhile this began at the washington monument. the event was held to show unity for the suffering from the earthquake and tsunami. funds raised tonight go to the red cross japan relief effort. >>> the r
ABC
Mar 2, 2011 11:00pm EST
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ABC
Mar 8, 2011 11:00pm EST
a man. he is a u.s. citizen and his husband is not. bail and file for amnesty. three weeks ago, they received a bomb shell letter, demanding that he turned himself in in just hours. because of the salvadoran government's lack of a rights, he is afraid to go home. >> we are hopeful that clemency will return tomorrow. >> chris and harlan is reviewing this case. his office said "congressman van hollen believe that married gay couples or couples united by civil union should not be discriminated against. they are being treated differently because of their sexual orientation. >> it would have been so much easier to have faked a marriage to a woman. >> cases like this illustrates the need for comprehensive immigration reform. however, u.s. immigration and customs enforcement have the obligation to follow through with alien removal after they have received a letter of removal. this couple says they refuse to do a fake marriage to a woman because there would be lying. they are hoping for a miracle tonight. >>> a high school basketball star who collapsed and died after making a game-winn
ABC
Mar 21, 2011 11:00pm EDT
?t is the end after this first phase of u.s. leading, the u.s. plans to hand over control to someone else. when? >> we anticipate this transition take place in a matter of days. >> after an operation like this starts it is hard to say how long this lasts. the no-fly zone over iraq but lasted 11 years. >>> we have some good news tonight locally amid the disaster in japan. emotional homecoming for a our area caught in of destruction. he had been teaching english in japanese town for the past three years. he escaped with only the contents of a small bag. >> we were told not to go back. e has several days' stories to tell his family and friends. he hopes to catch up on some sleep. he hopes to return in early april when his school reopens. a little hume it tonight. e aftermath of that rain. in march we have the cold air north and we are sometimes in the middle. in the middle of thunderstorms and meanwhile the cherry saying, should i? by late this week and the cherry saying, i need to couple days. will be some cold weather week.e this the cherry blossoms still right peakinghe tidal basin next week. 5
ABC
Mar 22, 2011 11:00pm EDT
of the time. i do not want to jump beyond where we are right now. >> hours earlier, the u.s. their first casualty, f-15 fighter jet, down in libya, the pentagon says failure.chanical remains, somend of these rockets. said "will the feed them." -- we will defeat them." >>> an angle is spending thousands of dollars to publish istumn -- sharron ankle of dollars toands autobiography. a spokesman says the book will life and values. she also says she plans to run seat fromssional northern nevada next year. newbarbara mikulski hit a on powercrack down outages. she will testify maryland's public service commission on a thursday. group to put stronger standards in place numerous outages in the d.c. suburbs. mikulski has asked federal officials to look into adopting national standards. >>> the and friends are remembering the life of the first national spelling bee champion. we learned tonight frank new house or died earlier this morning. he won the first national be 1925.ition in he went on to become a patent lawyer, but frank neuhauser of the spelling bees throughout his life. >>> up, the growing
ABC
Mar 27, 2011 11:00pm EDT
threat to the u.s.? it was not a vital national interest. >> in interest because gaddafi to slaughter his own people. saypresident is expected to to avert aickly humanitarian disaster. when asked if u.s. involvement of thest until the end no one knows. >> this policy has been by indecision and delay. they say it is humanitarian by gaddafi must go. >> pushing west towards aaa, retaking town after town they had lost recently. towardsng west tripoli. it would be a symbolic victory. >> i think we will pass through without a major fight. forces have been weakened. we believe they will not fight. >> the president will address nation tomorrow night. we will carry that live right here. >>> metro is marking a big day tomorrow. more than 50,000 people rode the rails that day. only five stations on the red line existed. stops acrosshas 86 different lines. the cherry now to festival. trip to the tidal the chillyte temperatures. the blossoms still looked beautiful today. kite festival was postponed e of the snowy forecast. the cherry blossom parade is april 9. abc7 will broadcast it live. what will th
ABC
Mar 5, 2011 11:00pm EST
to undermine the cuban government. prosecutors say he faces 20 years in prison. the u.s. government is demanding his immediate release. >>> the nation is on storm watch, severe weather slamming much of the country. at one point tonight, there were flood watches and warnings in 20 states. in the louisiana, a tornado tore through. the twisters and downed power lines and destroyed dozens of homes. natural gas leaks forced more than 1000 to evacuate. tonight, the police are going door to door. >>> flooding created major traffic problems. drivers in indianapolis, heavy rain leaving 2 feet of standing water, turning roadways into reverse. some made it, others were stranded. >>> the battle for control rages in libya. rebel fighters are clashing in the streets with forces from the government credit for the civilians trying to escape, it is dangerous. the tug of war continues. forces loyal to gaddafi tried but failed to take over ricky oil town. rebels hoisted the flag symbolic of their movement. just outside of tripoli, there are reports of increased violence from government forces as they
ABC
Mar 29, 2011 11:00pm EDT
push to run for the u.s. senate from the white house. president obama discussed it with the former governor at a fund raiser tonight. george allen has already announced his candidacy. kaine currently serves as the chair of the democratic national committee. >>> president obama is expected to visit georgetown tomorrow. hundreds of students gathered to get tickets. tickets became available late this evening. students say that they were lined up for hours to get their tickets and many of them told us they are eager to hear what the president has to say. >> i want to hear what position he has for the energy policy of the u.s. in a way that will enact energy policies. >> the president is expected to speak around 11:00 a.m. >>> despite the cold weather cherry blossom season is in full swing. today is the first day of the peak bloom. thousands are expected to strolled the way next week. the peak is only expected to last until friday. the kite festival has been postponed. this will be taking place on sunday, april 10th. coming up, prince harry is take on the royal wedding. could it be the
ABC
Mar 7, 2011 11:00pm EST
of maryland residents questioned the idea of state status for someone that is not a u.s. citizen. >> if you are out of state, you pay out-of-state tuition. if you are out of the country, you should not get in state tuition. >> supporters are more optimistic and believe they have been more sympathetic general assembly and gov.. reporting live, abc 7 news. >> in addition to this rally on illegal immigration, there was a vigil regarding gay marriage. they are trying to legalize same-sex marriage. it passed the house and the senate. gov. martin o'malley says he will sign the bill. turning now to our forecast, temperatures drop overnight. what is in store for us in the morning? doug is here to tell us. >> clear skies, chilly temperatures. enjoy it while it lasts. some rain is on the way. 39 in anne arundel. it is 29 in winchester. temperatures range from the 30 degree mark. as we had overnight, partly cloudy. 24-34 degrees. in other slower-moving cold front means a lot more rain and later in the week. more in a few minutes. >> we are learning more about the man charged with being the east coast
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